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for that year. i can tell you that working with americas cup taught me volumes about how red and i quick we can be when we're smart in planning ahead to supply the capacity when and where it needs to be. so, summaries about first round of workshops we had on october 30th, these are just two of the six slides. we have the marked up maps, the top six concerns. we also have pages of individual concerns that came out of that. these are also posted on our website because we want this process to be transparent. if you weren't able to make work shock 1 on october 30th we're hoping you'll help us december 4th the next workshop. at that workshop i've already heard loud and clear from the community let's have better data on the integration of land use and transportation. so, we are preparing maps that show not only all those transit networks but what the land use is, making sure the future transit is falling where the land use needed to be. but thanks to the planning department, we've got those maps underway. what's really interesting is the comment that came out was, okay, we've got this data, we know i
, gaza will be a quiet place. >> reporter: america is poised to help both sides. the obama administration says it will ask congress to increase funding for israel's defense system that helped intercept 80% of hamas rockets. and american tax dollars also provide assistance to the u.n. organizations that support the palestinians. with egypt as mediator, both sides are trying to negotiate a more permanent agreement. israel wants to end weapons smuggling at the gaza. hamas wants to end a five-year border blockade. >>> thanksgiving warning turned into a nightmare for hundreds of people caught up in a major pileup in texas. more than 140 cars and trucks lay twisted and broken. the huge crash happened as holiday travelers tried to navigate through dense fog. drivers could do little to get out of the way. >> i just grabbed my kids, pulled them out of the car and ran. that's all i could do. >> at least two people died and more than 80 were hurt, several critically. and rescue crews credit many drivers for helping each others while first responders were overwhelmed. >>> police in berkeley are hopin
to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. it is a black day across america, and retailers couldn't be happier. if you thought last year's black friday was insane, it is even crazier this year and that's because sale-driven shoppers who gave up part or all of their thanksgiving to camp out for hours weren't just waiting around for specials today. after testing the waters last year, more and more big name stores like target, toys"r"us and walmart opened their doors last night, some as early as 8:00 p.m. >>> it's more than a stunt. the door busting deals are a life line for the brick and mortar businesses banking on the nearly one in five holiday shoppers who they say will take full advantage of this year's head starts on bargains. at stake, more than half a trillion dollars. >>> like those braving the crowds, we are ready to dive right into the middle of the madness. nbc's jay gray is live for us this morning at the mall of america outside of minneapolis. all right. what have you bought so far? >> reporter: i've been too busy to shop. come on, very ron kachlt we'll talk later. maybe i can pick
is the america's cup experience. you remember the weekend supposed to end by weekend. october 6 or october 7 where we had america's cup fleet week, giants, 49ers, everything happening. we had extraordinary transit modes. we had record rider ship on every single conveyor of people moving out of the area. the lesson is don't scare people away. invite them to take transit. make the options real. do fantastic marketing. i have a feeling our transit was some of the highest we ever saw. it is much more malleable formula. i would say the assumptions back in '99 weren't that far off from where we were, but the trends we're seeing now are positive in getting more people walking and bicycle and especially with the america's cup experience on transit. >> my question, then -- another question on the giants stadium, when you looked at the cost in terms of the transit investments that we had to make, some increased demand in the neighborhood, do you feel like we were able to adequately calculate those costs and how with the warriors arena do we plan to estimate from that? and if the impact fee is in the r
a change in america in 2006, 2007, even before barack obama became president. i think there is more willingness to understand the story, but the story has not been told. it is the story of the europeans, the indians, and the africans building america. the kinsey collection and our family has gone about trying to say we are part of this story and that narrative is a powerful narrative of accomplishment and triumphed. over the past six years, we have been able to reach 3 million people. i mean, we have just had so many actions, so many cities, so many museums, and the general response has ben, "we did not know that." that is what we start with any time we do a performance. we want you to leave and say, i did not know that. that started in 1600, and we take you to the incredible people, whose lives were lost in obscurity. we have taken them out of their graves and given them a personality, a name, a voice. tavis: why for you has this been such a passionate project? i have known you for many years. both of you knew have found that as well enough off to sit in retirement where you want,
america, and retailers couldn't be happier. if you thought last year's black friday was insane, it is even crazier this year. nearly everywhere you look, it's all about the long lines and high demand. sale-driven shoppers who gave up part or all of their thanksgiving to camp out for hours weren't just waiting around for big deals today. some opened their doors last night. some as early as 8:00 p.m. the door-busting deals are a lifeline for those brick and mortar businesses banking on the nearly 1 out of 5 holiday shoppers who say they are taking full advantage of this year's head start on bargains. at stake, more than $500 billion. >>> and like those braving the crowds, we are ready to dive right in to all of that madness. nbc's jay gray is live for us at the mall of america outside of minneapolis. jay, it's looking pretty busy. what time is it there right now? >> good morning. it is very busy here in the mall of america. and it has been. that's the thing. and people not just looking. they are actually buying. we see a lot of people carrying bags. trying to find that deal that you talk abo
is kate smith singing irving berlin's "god bless america." and that'sthat was the big hit of the year. and woody hated that song. kate smith: [singing] god bless america some interesting songs, because as he was hitchhiking north and eastland that i love. stand beside her, and guide her through the night with a light from above. will kaufman: now, i mean, there's two ways you can look at that song. you can look at "god bless america," written by irving berlin, all rightit's the fearful prayer, almost, of a european jewish immigrant to the united states who's nervously watching the rise of fascism in europe and praying that it won't happen over here. he actually wrote it back in 1917 and put it away. but, you know, looking at hitler across the sea, he's maybe thinking it's time for that song to be resurrected. so that's a charitable way of looking at it. it's not bombastic, it's not patriotic; it's fearful, and it's hopeful. that's not the way woody saw it. woody saw it as a strident, jingoistic, complacent, tub- thumping anthem to american greatness. and now, he had just come from the
for this invitation. let's celebrate the irish in the americas. i put a title to my conversation with you today, take the journey with me, and i wanted to read you an irish proverb that i like it very much because it's the way the history of myself, the history of my family. the longest road out is the shortest road home. and so travel with me and let's go to havana, cuba, and to know a little bit about the irish, the few irish that went to cuba, in particular to havana. i want you to know that on the left side of the entrance to the havana harbor, there is a well-known fortress, el moro. there is a lighthouse there and the moro has become a image of cuban nationality and in particular havana. in that lighthouse you find, you read an -- when you enter the havana harbor, you find an irish name. that lighthouse was known for many years as the odono lighthouse. who was this person, odono the man that oversaw the project of the lighthouse in 1844 and he was a governor of cuba from 1843 to 48, but he was a spanish man of irish origin and irish ancestry, a descendant of the -- chieftan of the ticanelles. h
that incentive, and as a result the rain forest its butchered. john: in america people own sections a forest. the government house forest. there are more forest fires in the government-owned forest and privately-owned forests. people have more incentive to take care of their would. >> plant more anto not cut it downearly. that is the biggest problem. we see it with the pilgrims. they pick the corner early. fishing. keep the small fish rather than throwing it back if it's not your pond. it's a notion you throw it bac. someone else will get it. keep it. if it's yours, let it grow to the size that it should. it is publicly owned, you worry about the other pochard coming in and taking a. john: i understand how private ownership would work in some and land area, but i can't see how you do with the ocean. >> a couple issues. migrating fish, you can't really on the property. you can on the fish, have a certain tagged fish with electronic surveillance and other technologies, but the way they solve the problem with notions as the tuna. they build these enormous bins. it's a fish farm in the ocean. sa
to this race and next year, for the louis vuitton cup and america's cup, but i look for to announcing that this is, in addition to the third fourth america cup, it will be the san francisco america's cup. thank you and welcome. >> thank you. . >> good evening and welcome to the san francisco public library. i'm joan jasper and i'm with the department of exhibitions and public programs at the library and i want to welcome you it our program tonight, our incredible evening with playwright and author phillip congatongas. this program is in connection with an exhibit, two exhibits, that we have up on the 6th floor. the first one is called if they came for me today, the japanese american internment project, and also we have another exhibition called relocation and resiliency, the japanese american internment in california. and both of those are up on the 6th floor and this is the last week, so if you haven't a chance to see these exhibits yet, we really encourage you to go on up and see them because they will be closing on sunday. we really want to thank community works for bringing the ex
not starting from scratch. i worked very closely with america's cup. the people's plan was a product of a lot of community input and a lot of those concerns and issues came right out of the same area of the waterfront we're talking about now. because that was so recently gathered, that input, that became a great foundation for us to say, hey, if you've already spent some of those 260 meetings we had in the last two years in the america's cup, your thoughts, your comments weren't wasted on us. we recorded them, actually color-coded them to make sure i took track of what we heard in the beginning of 2010, what we heard in 2011, what we heard in 2012. these are actually online. hosted by wed's website. there are pages and pages of community input about transit, about pedestrian safety, about accessibility, about employers worried about their employees getting to work. and we also wanted to make sure that we had comments resolved in time because we had a great experience with the america's cup. and ware going to have more experiences with the america's cup. last year was the first test of what is
television in america and also around the globe. the leaders of the european are embarking on what could be a difficult round of negotiations on a long-term budget. they are looking for a deal stretching to 2020, but they are divided on the best way to go. certain countries have been calling for cuts, more current spending levels maintained or even increased. >> as the leaders swept into brussels, the question was, had they come to argue or agree on a seven-year budget? all eyes were on david cameron regarded as the potential spoiler, the leader that insists on a cut. >> to keep the british rebate. >> the prime minister was in the see the key european officials to make his case. a 15 minute meeting became 35 and the prediction after words was a long ways to go. other leaders were arriving at their message was to be ready to compromise. >> they all have some preconditions and they must be ready to compromise. >> david cameron did have allies like the swedish leader. >> we have the overall spending levels coming down. >> it has been a day of trying to build alliances. even the dutch prime
san francisco one of the best baseball towns -- no, the best baseball town in america. [cheers and applause] let us now welcome and please show your love and enthusiasm the mayor of city and county of san francisco the honorable edwin lee. former mayor and current lieutenant governor the honorable gavin newsom. the city chief of protocol charlotte schultz, and her husband former secretary of state george schultz. former mayor willie brown. [cheers and applause] and former mayor frank jordan. we want to acknowledge the husband of united states senator and former mayor dianne feinstein, mr. richard bloom. the wife of former mayor gina mos coney and the wife of former mayor joe alliteo, catherine. the sister of former mayor george christopher. the board board and the rest of the city family who has made this event possible. we are also honored to be joined by several giants dignitaries. president and ceo larry baer and his wife sam. [cheers and applause] . giants vice president and general manager brian saibian and his wife amanda. [cheers and applause] the wife of the skip
of them. much about the america presidents." >> host: author kenneth davis come out where did the "don't know much about the american presidents" series of books come from? >> guest: welcome to the idea for the series came from my own little brain, although it didn't turn out as a series, peter. it started out with the idea that i loved american history, wanted to write about it. i wanted to write about in a way that shared my enthusiasm for a subject i've loved since i was a small child. the title came of course you and sam song, which i knew from childhood and so it got stuck in my head. and certainly the success of the book, which caught me by surprise more than anyone else perhaps led to the beginning of the series. she outgrew followed and on and on it went from there. so with no pretensions of writing a series of books, i didn't set out to write this book because simply a loved american history. i couldn't understand why we have these surveys that to 17-year-olds don't know their american history and i wanted to write something i thought would address the problem. >> host: in 199
: yes, one of the busiest target stores in the 10th largest city in america. all about keeping them safe. at the same time, boosting sales. for us, it's a lesson in retail science. >> they only let in groups of 30 people at a time. just like the metering ramp on the onramp to freeway rush hour. and they also used shopping carts to block off the aisle, accomplishing two things. and it also forced those people to walk past the sale items strategically placed. they would likely grab them and then toss them in the shopping cart. hot items were a 15-inch flat screen lcd for $350. sony ps3 and an xbox for $200 a piece. we caught up with the first people in line who had second thoughts about the madness of black thursday shopping. >> let me ask, was it worth it? >> not really. i would never do it again. >> why not? >> because i could probably get this deal online a lot faster and i don't have to deal with the crowd. >> reporter: you are learning a valuable black friday lesson? >> yes, i am. >> reporter: surprisingly the first person in line started waiting at 5:30 tonight. and then left the dir
with one another and i think doing so gives us a history of what his america looks like and it helps us to rethink not only what was going on in the south but what was going on and the national conservative political realm as well rethinking strom thurmond helps us to rethink the modern conservatism. a history that i think too often thurmond is left out of because we remember him as a kind of cartoonish racist figure from the deep south. recounts a decision by five men in putting her on goal rob cox to join the british army in the spring of 1941. six months prior to perlo harbor in america's involvement in world war ii. this is about an hour. [applause] >> thank you. thank you for that kind introduction and for introducing me to bill lewis whose name as far as i can tell the epicenter of support in the entire united states. [applause] thank you tuzee stan booktv for making me feel like oprah winfrey if only for an hour. it's wonderful to be here. is this everything a bookstore should be. i am happy to be in vermont because i have longstanding family ties with the state. can you hear? ta
for granted. more importantly than that, america needs good, qualified candid it's within the republican party that looks like america. lou: the truth is, if i may say, america needs those leaders with exactly those qualifications and characteristics. you're right. out of the most americans will give a darn weather comes to the republican side of the democratic side if the republicans are going to continue to put out the quality that they have that does not garner the interest, attention, passion of the voter. it is immaterial to most americans were the party is called republican or whether it's called, you know, rapturous. the fact is the republican party who looks to me as it has often looked over the course of the past 30 years to be in dire straits. >> i agree with you. there is a lack of identification on the part of the voters with the republican party. they look at the republican party and say, that's not me. the republican party has to look more like them, not only physically but to convey their very deep feelings as well. lou: thank you very much. joining me now, global head of intern
america today, this is what it looked like already. lines of customers, those carts right there full of presents. tonight, we have two teams on this. first, the unprecedented effort to keep customers safe this year from those scenes that have become all too familiar. abc's john schriffen is live in macy's at midtown manhattan tonight. john, good evening. >> reporter: david, good evening. security is a major concern and police say they are doing all they can to make sure everything goes smoothly once these doors behind me swing open. it's the annual running of the holiday shoppers. and already, things are getting out of hand. mayhem at a california kmart this morning when doors opened at 6:00 a.m. >> push one of my kids, i will stab one of you! >> reporter: exactly the kind of scene stores want to avoid. last year, connecticut police tased this walmart shopper who resisted arrest after cutting ahead of 20 people in line. this fistfight broke out at an h & m in culver city, california. the national retail federation expects up to 147 million people to be shopping this entire holiday we
the continent of north america malcolm included quote, if america continues increasing, chad which she will certainly do, the indian will be driven further and further back into the country until the whole races ultimately exterminated. how could the united states claim to be the quote strongest defender freedom when it denied the basic rights of survival to native americans for tax malcolm declared quote the right of exterminating or trying to -- where they must starve even the inhabitants of thinly peopled regions would be questioned and immoral the. all of us have good reason to be alarmed at the u.s. population rate since the nation's number have been increasing at such an remarkable pace. with no european rival to contend with, nothing stood in the way at the doubling of u.s. lands in every doubling of the u.s. population except for thousands of indians who continued to live on their native ground. the united states thus provided a perfect object lesson for claims that x. is population fueled territorial aggression. in what i need your any euro american size of virtuous cycle that
departure she wrote a letter to ronald reagan describing the time she had spent in america doing what she liked best, looking at beautiful thoroughbreds and walking in the wide-open spaces by the absence. the american west had a long held a fascination for the queen. one of her most intriguing american friends has been a monty roberts, a california cowboy who is known as the horse whisperer for his humane techniques to train horses in a circular pen. she was so impressed by what she had read about his approach that she invited him to demonstrate his technique at windsor castle in 1989. come show me this lion's cage of yours, she said. do i need a whip and change? as montae recalled to me, said that not only with the twinkle but that her message addressing him clearly her talent put him at ease. his demonstration was a big success, and the queen and the cowboys struck up a fast. over lunch in the castle garden she asked him numerous questions i saw mine open up, he recalled. when he told her something that she did not know she would sit on the edge of her chair, he said, with a humility of
with eager shoppers, including the mall of america in minnesota. nbc's jay gray is there with more. >> reporter: the cheers, the chasing. >> a lot of good deals. >> pretty good experience. >> reporter: black friday is now in full swing and nowhere is it bigger than inside the more than 4 million square feet at the mall of america. >> an adventure. they come looking for the deals. they are here. we see a few. 200,000 people. >> reporter: a merchandise marathon that is run across the country and some places shoppers camping out for the best deals. >> you are saving more than half of it. it's affordable right now. even if you have to be out here to get it. >> reporter: clearly now, that wait is over. millions across the country showing up at stores in waves. >> it is shift shopping. the first shift started at midnight. they were probably gone by 2:00 in the morning. >> the second shift is much more pleasurable. i'll use that word. civil is a good word. >> reporter: civil and judging from the bags, successful for the retailers and those looking for bargains. >> mickey. we have tools. w
's not a conflict in the middle east, it's black friday in america. and this is special report. >> good evening, i'm shannon bream in for bret baier. and tryptphan induced comas, and proceeded to the retailers at black friday. 'offered once in a lifetime deals during what has become a make or break weekend in awn friendly economy. and correspondent steve brown kicks off our coverage tonight. >> and on thanksgiving thursday to be first in the doors at midnight on plaque friday. >> and the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. >> we have our route. >> and toys "r" us, target, home goods. >> kohl's, breakfast. >> black friday is definitely the kickoff to the playoffs for us, if you think of it as a sporting event and it's a big day, we always want to come out really showing our guests what we have here and have a great start to the playoffs, yeah. >> and with retail sales a huge factor in the not steady u.s. economy, the shopping is encouraging. >> we expect sales to rise 4% this year, a little lower than last year, but you know, we think we really believe that consumers are feeling a lot
dave: new at 10:00 welcome to america. plenty of federal money available and you qualify just by coming here. the federal government making it as easy as possible to get supplemental security income and other government entitlements. we are talking about that in a minute. also we are following protesters as they head to walmart locations in the chicago area trying to make a mess of the black friday shopping experience. check the big board. we have a little bit of a rally going non. you never know what will happen the day after thanksgiving. usually light volume so traders can move the market. that is happening today. we started in the green and continuing to go in a very green direction. here is the company. liz macdonald and gerri willis are here. robert gray on the floor of the new york stock exchange. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and new at 10:00, and i nomination, government handout to read your aunt than ever to get. the web site welcome to the u.s. a.gov advertises benefit programs to new immigrants. medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and the best of all, mad mo
veterans of america. the first really major organization to address the problems that bring us here. he did not have to go into the army. he did not have to serve in iraq, he did as a first lieutenant. he went to am worse. -- amhers -- amhurst. he served as an army first lieutenant. he was a platoon leader in iraq in 2003 and 2004. from september 7, 2001, he left his job on wall street after 911 happened. he went to serve. he has dedicated himself to the issues that bring us here today. he will tell you firsthand what you need to know and we all need to know about the success they have had so far and the word that is still to be done. paul. [applause] >> thank you. thank you very much. i want to start by asking you all to please give a round of applause to mr. brokaw, who has been an incredible voice for us before we were able to develop our own. he talked passionately about the greatest generation. he set the groundwork for what now we believe can be the next great generation of veterans who come home and surf. -- serve. general powell and mcchrystal have an incredible voice for us. becaus
to kick the tires a little bit. but looking at my notes here, when we had america's cup before us. >> yep. >> there was a discussion about seawall lot 330, that being a portion to use to help subsidize development, at that time the seawall lot 330 was assessed at 33million, now 30 million. how are we at the difference? we have seen property values increase generally over the past few months. how are we at a lower property value? >> we did three appraisals under the america's cup. the value,ly need help from brad, who i know is here, we did three appraisals piers -- excuse me, the seawall lot and take the value of the america's cup and that was lower than the 30 million that we are valuing it at. we had one that came in at 3 3 million, we had two others that brought an average down to an amount we agreed upon to use for transfer value, lower than 30 million. 30 million that is reflected came out of one appraisal in today's dollars and determined based upon looking at comparable sales -- recent comparable sales. >> right now we have not necessarily an agreement but understanding about 30 mi
to see taxes go dow and someone say america is great. let's do everything we can to eliminate obstacles to success vmax my next guest says that regulations are really killing business. we have congressman eric cantor, the house majority leader is pushing to cut the red tape. and since he does have out there, he actually has a shot at doing it. it's just to hard right now for businesses to continue to operate, given all the onerous and burdensome regulations coming out of washington. and we want to make that stop so we can turn the country around and began to be a starter country again. we know that the obama administration over the course of the term has imposed 400 regulations that impose more than $100 million of costs annually on small businesses. the small business administration has said that there are so many regulatory burdens on small business that it cost them $10,000 per employee. those are the kinds of things that we want to stop right now so we can see more startup and jobs created. >> is one thing to hope for freezing regulations. but i guess we had hoped for "a-team" canad
again, i'm waking up again. >> america now, lost in suburbia. >> thanks for joining us. i'm lester holt. many of us have a lot to be thankful for today, but even as the u.s. economy starts to sputter back to life, millions of americans remain unemployed and they're suffering. many find themselves falling out of the middle class and falling into poverty. there are more people living in the suburbs than in cities and we have been following three families as they confronted poverty. they face losing their homes and their future, yet never losing themselves. diane is the kind of do it all mom you often meet in the affluent suburbs of boulder, colorado. >> we're going to get some groceries. pasta, rice. cereal. a gallon of milk possibly and eggs. >> she's an ambitious human resource executive with a master's degree, a husband, three kids. and a comfortable home. so what is diane doing here? >> you're entitled to the government commodity today. can you use rice krispies? >> yeah. >> and a food pantry. >> i never thought we'd be in this predicament so many unknowns. >> they didn't see it comin
sales went on inside. >> we want to get a message out that there's a better america possible. >> reporter: in sacramento, california, tempers flared thursday at this kmart. >> push me and i'll stab one of you. >> reporter: and at indianapolis, mayhem at another kmart when it ran out of tvs. >> the cops were called in. it's a mad house. >> reporter: but this morning, while the discounts are deep, experts say the lines may not be nearly as long. according to ibm commerce, 68% of annual black friday shoppers are staying home. choosing to do their buying online. sales for internet purchases already soaring, nearly 18%. also adding to the reduced crowds this morning, sales that started thursday night. >> thank you. >> reporter: this woman stocked up on tvs, well before her turkey settled. >> i saved $616. >> reporter: so, if you're at home, you're probably wondering to yourself, are there any deals out there? best buy says they have items that never go on sale. like this ipod touch. you buy it you get a $25 gift card. and the beats by dre headphones, 10% off this weekend. but the
gray is right out there amongst all of them. he's joining us from the mall of america in minnesota. it looks a little more crowded than it was the last time we checked in there. >> reporter: hey there, alex. it is and it continues to get more crowded. it's amazing how many people can come through this massive mall. more than 4 million square feet of shopping. more than 520 shops and stores. so if you want it and can't get it here, you probably just can't get it at all. it looks like they're not only shopping but they're buying. you can see everybody here carrying a bag and it's got something in it. that's good news not only for those getting bargains, this is such an important part of their holiday season. it kicks off what is their biggest month. right now we're hearing that things are great here at the mall of america. they were already up by 6% in retail sales and they only believe that's going to grow as they continue. this was one of the areas that started early, alex. this is one of the areas that actually opened last night. it looks like spreading that out a bit may have hel
feelings, it gets further at a difficult time in their lives. it is important that the rest of america be ready to be the team that they come back to. >> general powell, it is at least on the table in this country at the moment about what we do with returning veterans. we have the when did warrior project. j.p. morgan chase has gotten involved. it was different when you came home from vietnam. in the ensuing years for all that the military did for reinventing itself, it did not pay a lot of attention to the idea of how we make the transition from a military life to a civilian life. >> that is quite true. i am quite pleased to be here. i did not work with general mcchrystal, but i worked with his father. [laughter] i was counting the years the other night. it is scary. it is quite true. we came home from vietnam and the country did not welcome us. the most typical part of that was that the countries that we will not have description anymore. you change this army so it becomes a volunteer army. go and find your soldiers in the labor market. we did that. we created a splendid force of you
but america's third president called silent professionals. and jeffrey jefferson's papers in the research. it's just over an hour. >>> our guest speaker this afternoon is henry weincek he will be talking about his book. it's the subject which the thomas jefferson foundation has been a pioneer in researching and presenting largely to the work of senator stanton who collected essays were published earlier this year by the university of virginia press. they're entitled those labor to -- [inaudible] slavery the thomas jefferson's. the regard is an authority on the subject. the book was released to coincide with an exhibit on slavery at month cello in the smithsonian museum of african-american history which was cocure rated by the thomas jefferson foundation. many attended opening night. after fifty years of historical research, the thomas jefferson foundation is now in the next phase of interpretation and restoration project fund bid the national endowment to the humanitarian and private support. it's called the landscape and slavery. which includes the creation of many exhibits and key sites and
. robert? >> well, there are some rough spots out here, actually, across the americas that we're continuing to watch. first, let's look at the dakotas where a storm system is moving through here. you could be seeing 10 centimeter of accumulation coming down here. of snow. with that same system, we have a cold front stretching across the ohio, ev into the mississippi river vall. that will be bringing rain showers for you. thunderstorm activity going through your thursday. but the rest of the americas looks rather dry. on friday, though, we are watching a storm system moving into the pacific northwest, already affecting british columbia here with some gusty winds, even heavy rains. that's expected to track off here towards the east. take a look at the sunny sky down there toward the southwest, along the east coast, plan on enjoying your thursday and getting out there for autumn weather. well, it does look like it's going to be rather decent. but let's talk about those temperatures. because this cold front ll be dropping things down drastically. in the central plains. minneapolis, 13 here on y
is a guy who allegedly said was good for gm is good for america, but he actually never said that. it's going to use the quote because i thought it characterized the worst of the corporatism and feeding the elite, the incumbent industry. he didn't say that. he is a guy who cut the defense budget by 20% in the late 19th at ease in this defense cuts come at this budget cut in the late 1950s were the number one reason we telecom valley. a lot of radio engineers moved out there. there's a beautiful part of the country that maybe didn't have jobs and those people were saying well, we want to say here. they created eventually intel and all the rest of them, right? so we were in a very tenuous moment. with a financial crisis that led to that crisis in auto industry. adding on top of that psychologically the failure of the big three automakers, tough call. by the way, i don't know why anyone in this presidential election mentions that this is a bush program. i have a chapter about left, right forward. we need to at least get history rate. continue to the other, that's not what it is about eit
took an extraordinary journey across america with logan and a bunch of guys. >> i mean, i'm just like a regular person. i'm just the same as other people. i got talents. >> reporter: the journey became a film. "darius goes west." it was the first time darius had ever left his hometown of athens, georgia. how did he talk your mother into it? >> oh, it was hard. she didn't want to let me go. >> reporter: but i mean, it was a pretty crazy idea, if you think about it. >> most of the weus was still i our teens. >> reporter: they traveled to the grand canyon. >> king of the world. >> reporter: where the view brought tears to his eyes. and to the ocean. where darius stood up for the first time in almost four years. >> yeah! >> reporter: mtv never did pimp his wheelchair, but the trip was a success. >> there you go. >> reporter: the journey turned out to be one about gratitude, about giving thanks, about giving back. and about two young men who couldn't be more different on the outside or more alike on the inside. what do you think you've given logan? >> i think we give each other things, lik
america. my parents are from india but i was born in america and i started this dance when i was 18. i was not a baby e. both charlotte and an drea did as well. charlotte at 15 years and joe airna and i 15 years. that's how we got in this program. we practiced very hard. very, very hard we practiced everyday and we have been been in india practicing 8 times where our teacher is from. yes. >> yes. >> well there are similarities all of southeast asia. we performed in bali with a group. it's a story from the [inaudible] and so the indian epiics actually the indian epiics for very common in cambodia and bali and thailand and there is a different aesthetic. all southeast asia and asia there are a lot of similarities. >> he is a male entity. he is not -- are you referring to the story? >> it's interesting you should say that. a unique indian concept is one of half male, half female. and that is -- unlike some dances the solo dancer portrays all of the parts in the story. you can portray a feminine aspect and then masculine aspect with the bow and arrow. the male has to portray feminine a
pause. we spent a lot of time as you brought up this morning supervisor avalos during the america's cup event authority lookinging at that pier in more detail and we determined there is an expensive proposition to remove, let alone try to rehabilitate it. it is sitting pier for us. as mentioned naturally deep berth. that is the whole reason the port exists on the western side is because we have naturally deep berths and can take advantage of that for the benefit so it is important to us. next door we are building the brandon street war f, requiring removal of peer 36, also row inforced and the building of a new park. the entire cost is 32 million. when i think about this, it will achieve something since 1987, repair a blighted part and put it into economic use. two, removes significant liability for the port. we are investing little money with respect to commitments on the america's cup to ensure the promenade and pier remain attached in event of seismic event. we will get another berth we desperately need at a cost we currently cannot afford. it is clear from our projections that will
different from the experience we had prior. talk about america's cup and looking at how piers 30 and 32 could get developed. i think that is significant. i think the approach warriors have had moving forward has been much more of an effort to really learn how to do this project. we are still in the learning process. i think that the warriors have expressed that even know that they are in the learning process and listening to stake holders. i think the impact from citizen's advisory committee is important and actually i'm glad we have amendments that we'll be putting forward that will assure they have a voice in future agreements that come before the board of supervisors prior to the board will get their recommendations. that makes a lot of sense. and also is the way that this project has moved forward so far. i want to commend the warriors on that. i see, you know, this resolution before us today on fiscal feasibility as a small step. certainly the amount of people in the room. it is a big step for the project moving forward but a small step in terms of all the questions and permitting
than a week away. that's why david's here with turkey and other animals native to north america. >> good to see you. does he know what's up? >> he knows what's up. this is the domestic version of the wild turkey. it has the brown feathers the way the wild turkey would. wild turkeys are amazing, found all across north america. >> they're in my neighborhood. once almost wiped out because of unsustainable hunting and habitat destruction, but we've got these birds, they sometimes show up in people's backyards. because of good conservation. >> they are very prevalent out in connecticut. >> with the holiday season kicking off, national wildlife federation is launching a brand new kid's magazine called "ranger rick jr." to get kids reconnected with wildlife. i brought you guys copies. >> kids love animals. >> national wildlife federation, we're about the wildlife, but also about the kids. >> this guy's going to roam around? >> when we go to the next animal, he'll go back in. i'm going to have one of you guys hold the next animal, if i can find him in here, an alligator. this is a baby
from the colorado plateau. we do see it in calinke, you see it in certain incan sites in south america. so it might be a pan american feature. i'm not sure what it is. some hopi people have told me that the t, the bottom of the t, goes down into a mythical underground lake so this is an upside down mountain that leads down into a place called the house of rain. that is where twyla, probably oldest american deity, the rain deity, lives down in the house of rain and this is a t shape from up on the colorado plateau and that is the last picture on these slides, so -- the t shape, the pottery, i followed genetic information that you find in bones and teeth. i followed as many different pieces of information as i could and they sent me walking. i started in chaco canyon and walked north up to mesa verde, around to comb ridge in utah, down into the hopi mesa, across the mugion rim, to mexico and then into the sierra madre, following people, following routes. because everything in the desert leaves a route that leads you somewhere. everything out there is a story. and that's what i'm followin
with this kind of scale, you have to -- there is a reason manufacturing, america is the leading manufacturer in the world. we are pretty good at using technology in industries like manufacturing, we find ourselves not coming up with a radical new kind of manufacturing but more getting to where they already were faster and not having to be a big company to do it. >> the change in what is required to get started, keep coming back to that. we don't have huge costs and huge infrastructure, relief fundamental. >> the office is moving to the cloud, the one difference is the maker companies though they end up using traditional manufacturing technologies, the one thing that differentiates them is community at the core of what they do. the recognition that your customers are part of your innovation model if you structure it right, bring them into the process early on, that is very well like, lessens the major community has applied. >> you are listening to the commonwealth club of california radio program. our guest, wired editor and author chris anderson is discussing a new vision for entrepreneurshi
a few of the many stories we are following this morning. a busy day in "america's newsroom." >>> plus, a boat trip turning deadly off the coast of florida. how 23 people ended up in a fight for their lives. patti ann: and tragedy on the highway. a chain reaction crash causing a 140-car pile-up. we'll tell you how this happened. gregg: plus, ambassador susan rice under fire for calling benghazi a respond spontaneous , and now she is speaking out against her republican critics including senator john mccain. why she says their claims are unfounded. >> when discussing the attacks against our facilities in benghazi, i relied solely and squarely on the information provided to me by the intelligence community. i made clear that the information was preliminary and that our investigations would give us the definitive answers. ♪ [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serv
in your book stores all across america. and what i said to people was -- and i still say -- and i say this unapologetically -- if you write a book you want people to read your book. there are thousands of books in any book store. there are hundreds of thousands of books in any big library, and you got a lot of competition. the first thing you want to do, if you're an author, is to at least have somebody pick up the book. and so when i was thinking of a title issue thousand what i can title this book that would get somebody to take a peek, read the first paragraph. and i thought, well, nigger. nigger is a strange career of a trouble self-word. and i thought that would -- just think hard about words, think hard about examples, get the readers attention. that's what i was trying to do with the title. >> now from the 17th annual texas book vessel on the capital grounds of austin texas the discussion of president lyndon johnson and first lady, lady bird johnson each ring mark updegrove and michael gillette. this is just over 50 minutes. >> hide and welcome to the texas book festival, the p
. >> what's happened with the republicans is they are the republican partyin a modern family america and it doesn't fit anymore. >> by the way, charles crownhammer used to be a speechwriter for walter mondale. >> he is so out to lunch for a guy asrt as he is. the idea that the problem was they nominated a northeastern liberal. come on. to fry. what's charles pushing right there?well he's a neocon his priority will be to make sure they have this kind of very chauf nis tick foreign policy. >> gene kirk patrick being the star of the world. >> that's not going to them back to power either. they need to appeal to hispanics and need to figure out how to integ rate all of the different wings of the party in a way that expands beyond aging white men. their party has become ate old party. it doesn't cut in anymore in america. that's what this election showed. >> let's talk about what let's talk about that. can you, joy, see around the country and look at what they pretty much a white party but a lot of that in all fairness has to do with the fact we have an african-ame
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